George Washington Papers

From George Washington to Mathew Carey, 20 April 1785

To Mathew Carey

Mount Vernon Aprl 20th 1785.


I have received your letter of the 30th Ulto 1—If it should ever be in my power to render you any Service, I shall be ready, & happy to do it. With the Gentlemen of my acquaintance in Philadelphia, I persuade myself you stand as well, as my introduction could place you. If there are any here, to whom the mention of your case would be of any avail, I should have pleasure in doing it.

I thank you for your kind offer of forwarding, with safety, the Gazettes of Philadelphia; but believe there will be no occasion for giving you the trouble at present. I am Sir Yr Most Obedt Servt

Go: Washington

ALS, PHi: Edward Carey Gardiner Collection; LB, DLC:GW. The letter is addressed to the “Printer of the Eveng Herald Philadelphia.”

1Letter not found. See GW to Carey, 15 Mar. 1785.

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